MLB Standings after Aug 12 in 1956 season

AMERICAN LEAGUE
  Home Away
NY Yankees 73-38 .658 ---- 37-19 36-19
Cleveland 63-45 .583 8.5 31-19 32-26
Boston 62-47 .569 10.0 34-21 28-26
Chi White Sox 56-50 .528 14.5 32-21 24-29
Detroit 52-58 .473 20.5 23-36 29-22
Baltimore 48-62 .436 24.5 27-25 21-37
Wash Senators 45-64 .413 27.0 24-32 21-32
Kans City As 37-72 .339 35.0 13-42 24-30
NATIONAL LEAGUE
  Home Away
Mil Braves 65-42 .607 ---- 33-21 32-21
Brooklyn 64-44 .593 1.5 36-18 28-26
Cincinnati 63-46 .578 3.0 36-20 27-26
St Louis 55-54 .505 11.0 28-23 27-31
Philadelphia 52-55 .486 13.0 28-20 24-35
Pittsburgh 48-61 .440 18.0 26-36 22-25
Chi Cubs 44-62 .415 20.5 30-22 14-40
NY Giants 39-66 .371 25.0 23-30 16-36
American League Games
Wash Senators 8, Boston 2
Detroit 5, Chi White Sox 2
Cleveland 6, Kansas City As 3
NY Yankees 6, Baltimore 2 (G1)
NY Yankees 4, Baltimore 2 (G2)
National League Games
Mil Braves 8, Cincinnati 2
Brooklyn 7, Philadelphia 3
Chi Cubs 6, St Louis 2
Pittsburgh 3, NY Giants 2 (G1)
Pittsburgh 11, NY Giants 3 (G2)